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Renationalisation is needed to tackle water poverty

Renationalisation is needed to tackle water poverty

Lobina, Emanuele ORCID: 0000-0003-4774-0308 (2017) Renationalisation is needed to tackle water poverty. Discussion Paper. PSIRU, London, London, UK.

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Abstract

This PSIRU Brief shows that water privatisation in England and Wales has led to a concerning increase in water poverty, and that economic regulator Ofwat is part of the problem. It argues that renationalisation is needed to tackle water poverty. An edited version of this PSIRU Brief has been published in Letters – General Election 2017, The Guardian, Monday 22 May 2017, p. 26 (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/21/privatisation-water-poverty-and-leaks).

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Additional Information: PSIRU Brief, originally published on 18 May 2017. Amended and republished in the Guardian newspaper, 22 May 2017.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nationalisation; Privatisation; Water services; UK; Regulation; Water poverty; Pricing; Affordability; Investment finance; Remunicipalisation
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of International Business & Economics
Faculty of Business > Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU)
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Last Modified: 17 Mar 2019 17:00
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/17310

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